Jyl Ion – Short Bio

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Jyl Anais Ion is a poet and visual artist who works within the intersections of a variety of media. Originally from the Caribbean, she...

Ally Nugent – Op-Ed Bio

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Injured by Psychiatry: Ally Nugent is an activist and a psychiatric survivor.  She writes and speaks about benzodiazepine iatrogenesis, as well as psychiatric survivor...

Rob Wipond – Short Bio

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Rob Wipond is a freelance journalist who writes frequently on the interfaces between psychiatry, civil rights, the justice system, and social change. His articles...

Peter Parry, MD – Short Bio

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Dr. Peter Parry is a child & adolescent psychiatrist, clinical director of mental health services at the Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital in Brisbane and...

Yana Jacobs – Short Bio

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Transformation Through Peer Respite: Yana is the Senior Program Officer with the Foundation for Excellence in Mental Health Care. She brings 30-plus years of experience...

Liat Ben-Moshe — Short Bio

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Dr. Liat Ben-Moshe is Assistant Professor of Disability Studies at the University of Toledo. She has written on such topics as deinstitutionalization and incarceration; prison...

Elizabeth Hill

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Elizabeth Hill has an MFA in fiction from Columbia University. She is currently revising a novel based on her journey through madness and the...

Alice Maher, MD – Short Bio

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Alice Maher, MD, a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst in private practice in NYC, founded Changing Our Consciousness, which is dedicated to communication across psychological divides. Her...

Jay Watts – Short Bio

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Reclaiming the Unconscious: Jay writes about how conventional psychiatry treatment can work against and damage the psyche’s attempts to recover from trauma. She focuses on...

Matt Stevenson — Short Bio

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Matt Stevenson is a formerly psychotic American man. After suffering through and recovering from severe psychosis, he now works a normal job and is...

Peter Simons – Short Bio

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MIA-UMB News Team: Peter Simons comes from a background in the humanities where he studied English, philosophy, and art. Now working on his PhD in...

Melissa Bond – Short Bio

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Killer Brain Candy: After 2 years of Ativan for pregnancy-related insomnia, and the knowledge that the drug was slowly disassembling her brain and body, Melissa...

Michael Corrigan, EdD – Short Bio

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Debunking ADHD & the Drugging of Kids: Dr. Corrigan is a psychologist, author, statistician, and professor whose mission is to discredit the mythic propaganda and...

Jacqueline Simon Gunn, PsyD – Short Bio

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Jacqueline Simon Gunn, PsyD, is a Clinical Psychologist in private practice in Manhattan, a freelance writer and author. She is the former Psychology Internship...

Justin Karter – Short Bio

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MIA-UMB News Editor: Justin Karter is a writer, researcher and community organizer with graduate degrees in both journalism and community psychology. He is a doctoral...

Otto Douglas — Short Bio

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Otto Douglas is a York University graduate whose psychiatric incarceration opened his eyes to a previously unknown world — a world in which human...

Sascha Altman DuBrul – Short Bio

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Navigating the Space Between Brilliance and Madness: An activist writes of The Icarus Project, which is a network of radical support groups, an arts and...

Niall McLaren – Short Bio

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Jock McLaren is an Australian psychiatrist, author, and critic (in no particular order). He has practiced psychiatry in remote areas and stayed passably sane...

Rossa Forbes – Short Bio

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“Rossa Forbes,” a pseudonym, is the mother behind the blog, Holistic Recovery from Schizophrenia: A Mother and Son Journey. She writes about schizophrenia from the...

Christopher James Dubey – Short Bio

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Christopher James Dubey is the author of the novel Assignment Yggdrasil, a sci-fi technothriller with strong antipsychiatry themes, which is currently published by Andrews UK.

Andrew Thibault – Short Bio

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Andrew Thibault is an extremely curious, inconvenient parent.  He is Co-Founder of Parents Against Pharmaceutical Abuse (PAPA), a parent movement opposed to over-diagnosis and...

Philip Hickey, PhD – Short Bio

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Behaviorism and Mental Health: Philip Hickey is a retired psychologist.  He has worked in prisons (UK and US), addiction units, community mental health centers,...

Mary Ellen Copeland – Short Bio

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Change Now: The founder of the Copeland Center for Wellness and Recovery shares her vision of a world where people are supported in using simple,...

Op-Ed Bio

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Catherine Clarke is a former nurse (SRN), midwife (SCM) and chiropodist (MSSCH MBChA.) Following her son’s violent propulsion into the mental health system, she...

Ted Chabasinski – Short Bio

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Still Crazy After All These Years: Ted Chabasinski, now a patients' rights lawyer, was taken from his parents when he was six years old,...